of the Publishers and the Published of Catalonia

Barcelona, 1945-1975

Edicions de la Rosa Vera

(Updated 16/05/2024)

Jaume Pla created the Rosa Vera publishing house in 1949, with the economic backing of Víctor M. d’Imbert, even though prior to that date five illustrated books with the Rosa Vera imprint had already been published, the first in 1945. In line with the founder’s ideology, the publishing house is characterised by the importance it attached to illustration.

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Edicions de la Rosa Vera collection at the Biblioteca de Catalunya

The documentation from this publishing house is in the Ramón Borràs collection of autographs. Several documents are conserved, including letters, receipts and contracts which span from 1945 to 1975. The set of publishing catalogues from the Bergnes de las Casas collection contains some of its catalogues.

Catalogue of publishers from the Bergnes de las Casas collection (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

More information and documentation on the works produced

Els 98 gravadors de la Rosa Vera : del 6 de febrer al 7 d'abril de 1985, Palau de la Virreina. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona, DL 1984.

Rosa Vera: una aportació a la història del gravat modern a Catalunya, tesi doctoral de Maria Mercè Casanovas i Aleix.